Desmond Tutu wins Templeton Prize
South Africa's Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been awarded the 2013 Templeton Prize, worth $1.7-million, by the US-based Templeton Foundation for his work in advancing spiritual principles such as love and forgiveness.
SA billionaire joins super-givers list
Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe, the richest black South African, has pledged to give half the income generated by his family assets to charity - becoming the first person outside the US to take the Giving Pledge started by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and billionaire Warren Buffett.
South Africa 'two-thirds urbanised'
Two-thirds of South Africa's population now lives in urban areas, according to the most recent survey of the country released by the South African Institute of Race Relations in Johannesburg on Tuesday.
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